Monthly Archives: April 2016

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Win Tickets to Ex Hex at The Echo

Beloved all female indie garage-punk powerhouse trio Ex Hex’s debut album Rips was nothing short of amazing and the trio composed of Mary Timony, Laura Harris and Betsy Wright continue to show off their badass shredding skills live. They’ll be teaming up with Philadelphia punk n’ rollers Sheer Mag for an unforgettable night of loud, let-loose rock […]

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Win Tickets to Lapsley at The El Rey Theatre

As our writer Steven Ward noted, British songstress Låpsley ‘s debut album Long Way Home is sublime. In fact we dig her powerful pop, alt-R&B ballads (including her lush cover of The Weeknd’s “The Hills”) so much that we we featured her as a Must-See Coachella Undercard this year. Can’t make it to Coachella? No worries! Låpsley is headlining […]

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Beach House announces special April installation show for L.A.

Indie rock darlings Beach House have announced a series of “installation shows,” including one April 21 at a yet-to-be-disclosed location in Los Angeles. If you’re curious what the hell all of that means, Beach House has an explanation for you: “We are going to install a design we have created and play as a two-piece […]

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Radiohead, LCD Soundsytem, Lana del Rey top Outside Lands 2016 bill

UPDATE: It’s begun! Check out our coverage and photos from Outside Lands 2016! Day 1 coverage, day two coverage and day three. Epic San Francisco music festival Outside Lands has announced their 2016 lineup, and it’s quite spectacular. Radiohead and LCD Soundsystem are the chief headlining acts, with Lionel Richie, Lana del Rey, and J. […]

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Tom Odell books gig at Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever in May

It’s been three years since his critically-acclaimed debut album Long Way Down was released, but singer-songwriter Tom Odell has finally put together the follow-up. Wrong Crowd will be released June 10 via Columbia Records, and with that announcement, Odell has also booked a number of intimate gigs, including one May 6 at the Masonic Lodge […]

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Win Tickets to Christine And The Queens at The El Rey Theatre

French alt-electronic outfit Christine and The Queens are ready to take the U.S. by storm with their sparkling debut self-titled album. Hear enchanting new tunes such as “iT” (recently featured on HBO’s GIRLS), “Tilted,” and “Here” live when they headline The El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, April 20th. Supporting act is electro-pop artist HANA. Tickets […]

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Kali Uchis shares new track “Only Girl” featuring Vince Staples and Steve Lacy (of The Internet)

Rising Colombian-born singer Kali Uchis has released a new track called “Only Girl,” and it’s packed with some heavy features. Burgeoning rapper Vince Staples as well as Steve Lacy of The Internet are on the track, which is also produced by Kaytranada. Lacy opens the track singing “There’s only one girl for me, come on […]

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The Temper Trap return in June at the Fonda Theatre

Aussie indie pop band The Temper Trap will return to Los Angeles for an intimate date at the Fonda Theatre on Monday, June 6. You know them as the band who blew up with the success of their smash hit “Sweet Disposition” — which gained notoriety in the States for its use in the Zooey […]

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Win Tickets to Silversun Pickups at Fox Theater Pomona

L.A. based band, Silversun Pickups have quite an extensive tour up their sleeve, taking part in this year’s Coachella, Shaky Knees, and Lollapalooza. We last caught the band in 2009 for the LA Weekly Festival, LA 101 where we embraced their return to LA  (after that year’s extensive tour!). The four-piece band has been on […]

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Win Tickets to HÆLOS at The Echo

We have been anticipating HÆLOS‘ show at The Echo after they opened up for Miguel’s surprise show at the Bardot earlier in the year. The London electro-pop trio have been catching our attention since we noticed their name on this year’s Coachella lineup and our very own Mark Ortega was able to catch them at SXSW […]

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